NFID Meeting

August 31, 2011

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NFID will sponsor two Clinical Vaccinology Courses:  November 4 – 6, 2011 in Atlanta and March 9 – 11, 2012 in Chicago.  We would appreciate your assistance in disseminating this information to your constituents.  Detailed course information is available at http://www.cvent.com/d/rcqnn7.  A link is also available from the NFID homepage (www.nfid.org).

This 2 1/2-day course focuses on new developments and issues related to the use of vaccines.  Expert faculty will provide the latest information on both current and prospective vaccines, updated recommendations for vaccinations across the lifespan; and innovative and practical strategies for ensuring timely and appropriate vaccination. Leading infectious disease experts will discuss newly available vaccines, vaccines in the pipeline, and established vaccines whose continued administration is essential to improving disease prevention efforts.  Target audience includes physicians (primary care, family, internal medicine, pediatrics); infectious disease specialists; nurses; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; pharmacists; vaccine program administrators; federal, state, and local public health officials; and other healthcare professionals involved with clinical use of vaccines.

Collaborating partner organizations include:  American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Physician Assistants, American College Health Association, American Medical Association, American Nurses Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists.

 

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